Flaubert"s Parrot
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Flaubert"s Parrot by Julian Barnes

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Published by ISIS Audio Books .
Written in English


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ContributionsCrawford Logan (Contributor)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8969666M
ISBN 101850897263
ISBN 109781850897262

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Flaubert's Parrot tells the story of Geoffrey Braithwaite, an English doctor who is obsessed with Gustave Flaubert. Geoffrey states that he has three stories to tell: Flaubert's, his own, and his wife Ellen's. The novel is comprised partly of fiction and partly of literary criticism, as the book traces Geoffrey's search for the "facts" about Flaubert and his work. Complete summary of Julian Barnes' Flaubert's Parrot. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Flaubert's Parrot. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Flaubert's Parrot (Book): Barnes, Julian: A kind of detective story, relating a cranky amateur scholar's search for the truth about Gustave Flaubert, and the obsession of this detective whose life seems to oddly mirror those of Flaubert's characters.